Headlines from Jo’burg

I am wasting a precious resource here: the local rag.  Here I’ll post some of the better headlines.  For example, on 9/11 THE FORBIDDEN PHOTO, which was of course written just above a full-page image of that forbidden photograph (someone falled head-first out of the tower).  George and Ross – your ethics class should consider coming here for a roadtrip.  There are always the stories on about page 4 that read like a tabloid, but they’re apparently true: “The hospital lost my baby.”

29.09.06 – “Detainee interrogation and prosecution plan could allow President to authorize torture, short of abuses such as mutilation and rape” – nope this one’s not about Robert Mugabe (though he did say today that trade protesters who were beaten in police custody broke anti-protest laws and got what they deserved: that was reported by the state-run news agency, to boot).  Nope that headline is about George Bush; I got it from the Globe and Mail.    

28.09.06 – from the opinion page: “The courts have freed Jacob Zuma. Shouldn’t we just forgive him and move on?”

25.09.06: HOLIDAY ROAD CARNAGE

23.06.09: MBEKI LOSES GRIP

22.06.09: GRAVY TRAIN FEAST MYSTERIES  

22.06.09: MEC’S 96,000R MEAL (“Minister’s $16,000 dinner bill” – and restaurants are WAY cheaper here)

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